Person shot in stadium parking lot following Northern Durham, Riverside football game, police say

DURHAM, N.C. (WTVD) -- One person was shot in the parking lot of a stadium in Durham after a football game Friday night, according to police.

Durham police said the shooting happened around 9:30 p.m. in the parking lot at 750 Stadium Drive.

Northern Durham was playing Riverside in Durham County Memorial Stadium that evening.
Officers responded and found a person with a gunshot wound to their leg. The injury does not appear to be life-threatening, but the victim was taken to Duke Regional.

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information is asked to call CrimeStoppers at (919) 683-1200. CrimeStoppers pays cash rewards for information leading to arrests in felony cases and callers never have to identify themselves.

Another shooting near a high school football game happened in Fayetteville Friday night. Two people were shot, but are expected to recover.

A similar scene played out at a high school football game in Indianapolis Friday night. Gunshots outside the stadium sent players and coaches bolting for the locker room in the middle of the game. All of it was caught on broadcast footage obtained by ABC News.

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CREDIT: ISC Sports Network & WNDY/WISH Indianapolis

After a player gets tackled, at least six gunshots can be heard on the broadcast, causing players, coaches, and fans to immediately start running.
"Unfortunately, folks, that was gunshots," said one of the announcers, who was calling the game for ISC Sports Network.

The game involved Carmel High School and Ben Davis High School.
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